Padres fall short vs. Phillies on Friday | padres.com: News
"We played them hard, they played us hard back," Padres manager Bud Black said. "It was a well-fought game on both ends."
Venable exits with injury against Phils | padres.com: News
The Padres suffered an injury scare in the fifth inning when outfielder Wil Venable jammed his neck after hitting his head against the leg of third baseman Placido Polanco when he sliding headfirst into third base.
Stairs reveling in return to Philly | padres.com: News
During the two seasons Matt Stairs spent with the Phillies, he lived in New Jersey, drove to and from the ballpark on game days and that was about it. He still doesn't know where some of Philadelphia's prominent landmarks sit, never even visited the Liberty Bell.
Oh, brother: No love in Philly - SignOnSanDiego.com
"He’s a strong guy, solid," said Venable, dressing gingerly in the postgame clubhouse. "I’ve slid headfirst so many times and often made contact with guys, who usually give. He gave a little bit, but it felt like he didn’t move."
PADRES: Imperfect Halladay too much for Padres
"He bared down when he had to," Padres manager Bud Black said. "He knows how to make pitches. We just couldn't break through."
Gwynn Puts Hex on Padres' Draft Woes -- MLB FanHouse
I enlisted as the hex-buster Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer who spent his entire career with the Padres.
Bob Scanlan The Blown Call – Baseball’s "Black Eye", or Shining Moment?
"Blasphemous! Scan must be out of his mind, even more so than normal! We have the technology; we must do something to correct this systemic evil! Scan just doesn’t get it!"
The Sacrifice Bunt: To be the best
"But how have the Padres done against the other good teams in the league?"
Perpetual Padres Saga: May Evaluation
"I know there are still doubters who think Padres are going to slip and fall at one point. Those doubters need to think again and need to think about how the Padres are doing currently."
Friars From Afar :: Friar Forecast
I’ve heard the rumblings of dissatisfaction coming from Blogistan concerning this year’s San Diego Padres broadcast team; some would say it’s the inevitable product of a youth movement, that when 85-year old Jerry Coleman moves out for a brash upstart like 75-year old Dick Enberg, there are going to be some hiccups.